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Food and fibre workforce insights

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Workers in the food and fibre industry are crucial to New Zealand's future. This website helps businesses, educators, government and others ensure the industry's continued success.
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Regional horticulture feature

Exploring what's unique about horticulture's workforce and highlighting some seasonal trends.
Horticulture feature
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More spotlights and deeper analysis

In the coming months we aim to undertake deeper analysis and shine the workforce spotlight on other key food and fibre sectors
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Updated 2021 data

This data shows changes to the workforce during the initial COVID-19 lockdowns and border closures. This spotlight presents analysis about what the workforce looked like in that year, comparing it to 2019 and 2020.
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